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How Cocaine Affects Your Mental Health

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 8, 2022 Updated: January 19, 2022 Cocaine is a powerful drug whose overall impact on mental health is significant yet not well understood. Many people subscribe to the false notion that cocaine is a drug that offers a clean high without…

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Escapism: Coping Skill or Detrimental?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 9, 2021 Updated: August 13, 2021 The American Psychology Association defines escapism as the tendency to escape from the real world to the safety and comfort of a fantasy world. Since life is innately stressful, coping strategies are essential to making…

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What Is a Co-Occurring Disorder?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 20, 2021 Updated: September 22, 2021 For millions of people in the U.S., mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and bipolar disorder impact their lives daily. For some, the use of drugs and alcohol is often also…